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  • Syrians attacked in Lebanon after soldiers killed

    BRITAL, Lebanon (AP) — Syrian refugee Ibrahim Abbas Ali and his family awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of gunfire outside their tent in Lebanon, and for a second time they raced off into the fields, fleeing a war that now seems to have followed them across the border. The gunmen...

  • Colombia arrests man posing as Lebanon diplomat

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say a man posing as the Lebanese ambassador fooled local officials for months, until a suspicious army colonel checked with the embassy and unmasked him. Now, Jeyson Puello is being investigated as a possible con artist who rubbed shoulders with...

  • Islamic State beheads 2nd captive Lebanese soldier

    BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a Lebanese soldier held captive by the militant Islamic State group said photographs posted online Saturday purporting to show his beheading appeared to be real. Zeinab Noun said her 20-year-old son, Abbas Medlej, was "sacrificed" after supporters of the militant...

  • Lebanon: Israel detonates spying device, 1 killed

    BEIRUT (AP) — Israel remotely detonated a spying device planted in south Lebanon, killing a member of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah in the explosion, the group said Friday. Hezbollah Al-Manar TV said Hassan Ali Haidar was killed after army intelligence spotted a "strange device" in the...

  • Al Qaeda-linked group releases 5 Lebanese troops

    BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday. The men were taken hostage when militants from Syria took over the Lebanese border town of Arsal for...

  • US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

    BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered an emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon's military, officials said Friday, part of a broader regional effort to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists. The Lebanese government requested the weapons after militants from Syria...

  • Activists: Jihadi killed near Syria-Lebanon border

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian opposition group says Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have killed a senior member of the Islamic State group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday that the man known as Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi was killed by a bomb planted in his car in the rugged Qalamoun region...



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